India 1852 Scinde Dawk

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  • Date of Issue : 1st July 1852
  • Withdrawn : October 1854
  • Issued By : Under authority of Sir Bartle Frere - Commissioner in Sindh
  • Die Produced by De La Rue, London
  • Note many forgeries exist!
½a Scarlet
½a White
½a Blue

Issues were first embossed on red sealing wax which cracked. These were replaced by white embossed paper which was difficult to see so finally embossed in blue.